It is that time of year again. I want to remind everyone that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Therefore, I am sharing today my blog from last year. The Super Sam Gala is September 28, 2018 in Columbia, Missouri.
This month (September) is Childhood Cancer Awareness month. What a sad thing that we have to have a month for such an awful disease. Wouldn’t it be great if we could eradicate this disease and not have a month for it?
The last photo I have with my sister.
The truth is, I was very unfamiliar with childhood cancer. That big “C” word really never entered my life until five years ago, when my sister at the age of 67 was diagnosed with cancer and died three months later. She was an adult. Her illness and death turned my world upside-down.
I journaled during this time. This is part of what I wrote:
My sister is very ill Her cancer is in her liver and instead of getting better, she is sicker day by day. Want to feel helpless in this world? Be around a very sick person. I sit…
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